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Changing Chicago project photographs by Ciurej/Lochman, 1987-1988.

Images show suburban architecture and landscapes taken by a two-person team, Barbara Ciurej and Lindsay Lochman. The stark b&w photographs focus on corporate buildings, farm fields, subdivision housing, and structures found in Chicago's newer west and northwest suburbs, including Buffalo Grove, D...

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Charles Loomis Harmon papers

Account ledgers (25 vol.), letter books (5 vol.), financial records, correspondence, and other records of Charles Harmon's business and investments, primarily Harmon & Loomis Company, a wholesale and retail grocery and drygoods firm. Ledgers list customer names and the sale of sundries including ...

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DuPage Textile Arts Guild Records

The DuPage Textile Arts Guild was founded in 1972 to foster development in the fiber arts, encourage high standards of design and technique, and promote study of historic sources, artistic principles, and other subjects related to the fiber arts. Over its 45-year history, the volunteer organizati...

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John Horn, Merchant Tailor, records

Three account books (vol. 1, 1853-1854; vol. 2 , 1854-1869; vol. 3, 1860-1868) listing the clients, jobs, good ordered, repairs made, and detailed finances of John Horn, a tailor in Naperville (Ill.). Patrons of the tailor included Joseph Naper, who settled Naperville in 1831.

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Morris Sleight papers, 1834-1837 & 1850-1854; 1953.

Letters, diaries or journals, and other papers of Morris Sleight. His early letters, mostly from the Chicago area to his wife Hannah in Hyde Park, N.Y., (12 items; 1834-1837), praise business opportunities in the area and describe living conditions, the hospitality of residents at Naper's Settlem...

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